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March 22, 2010

The Core Curriculum, Science and Core Courses for Upper Level Students—Luncheon and Discussion

Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Donald Hood
James F. Bender Professor of Psychology and Professor of Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology)
Columbia University


This luncheon and discussion was the second in the series about the Core. Our guest Donald Hood spoke of his experiences as part of the team that set up the new Frontiers of Science for the Core, and there was lively discussion about the sorts of upper level of 'capstone' courses that have been, or might be developed, including Professor de Bary's "Nobility and Civility" a cross cultural seminar based on reading classics dealng with those topics.